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Best of Enemies
directed by Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville

 

“a must-view film for our media-besotted age” The Wall Street Journal

“A delicious spectacle” Newsweek

“Thoroughly engrossing” Joe Leydon, Variety

“Outstanding. There could scarcely be any documentary more enticing, scintillating and downright fascinating.” The Hollywood Reporter

“The best doc [at Sundance]… this film’s elegant mix of archival footage and talking-head commentary rivetingly retraces how one heated rivalry sparked an entire culture of punditry. Time Out New York

“Wickedly entertaining” New York Post

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 Respect Yourself
by Robert Gordon

“Gordon’s book belongs on the shelf alongside canonical works such as Peter Guralnick’s Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley and Nat Hentoff’s Jazz Is, not solely because of its subject, but because it does what the best music writing does, and which traditional criticism often fails to do: it gazes beyond the music itself.”
 — The Los Angeles Review of Books, starred review

“The voices of the members of the Stax family, and Gordon’s deep knowledge of Memphis, give the book a significance that extends beyond a single recording studio. Robert Gordon knows the place, and he’ll take you there.”
 — The New York Times, starred review
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